Studies to date have shown an association between the presence of patent foramen
ovale and cryptogenic stroke in patients younger than 55 years of age. This association
has not been established in patients 55 years of age or older.
We prospectively examined 503 consecutive patients who had had a stroke, and we
compared the 227 patients with cryptogenic stroke and the 276 control patients with
stroke of known cause.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về sinh học được đăng trên tạp chí hóa học quốc tế đề tài : Co-morbidity and visual acuity are risk factors for health-related quality of life decline: five-month follow-up EQ-5D data of visually impaired older patients
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Predicting whether the ICU can help older patients: score needed...
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: Older patients in the ICU: a cautious analysis of epidemiologic data is required...
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về hóa học được đăng trên tạp chí hóa học đề tài : Validation of the Self-Management Ability Scale (SMAS) and development and validation of a shorter scale (SMAS-S) among older patients shortly after hospitalisation
Chapter 16 - Pharmacology and drug calculations. In this chapter, you will: Gain understanding of what is meant by the terms pharmacology, pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics; learn about the stages of absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion of medication; understand the importance of careful prescribing for older patients; understand the importance of patient education and concordance in provision of medications;....
This discussion first reviews early theoretical clarifications of how population
health change is linked to reduction in mortality at older ages. We briefly
discuss evidence of trends prior to recent decades, subsequent understanding of
trends from empirical models of health, and developments in understanding the
dimensions of health and the process of health change for an aging population.
Recent trends in each dimension of health are then reviewed, ending with a discussion
of trends in healthy life, which is a combination of mortality and morbidity
Older individuals encounter a panoply of legal vicissitudes, as well as
other types of challenges, in their daily lives. For older persons needing
medical services, it frequently is impossible to separate the clinical aspects
of care from the legal (as well as ethical, financial, and public policy) elements.
Medical care of the elderly is intimately affected and extensively
governed by the broad array of legal considerations that are applicable to
the delivery of health services in general, and many of these considerations
often are exacerbated in the care of older persons.
After completing this chapter, students will be able to: List the design items to be considered when setting up an office reception area, describe the housekeeping tasks required to keep the reception area neat and clean, describe the Americans with Disabilities and Older American Acts and how these acts have helped to make physical access to the medical office easier for all patients,...
Chambers (1995) described the eight diminution of deprivation among the
elderly as poverty, social inferiority, social isolation, physical weakness, vulnerability,
seasonality, powerlessness and humiliation of the aged. The poverty is sought to be a major
risk of ageing in developing countries (Sen K1994) and study by world bank reveals that in
the most of developing countries the older people and dependent are poor and vulnerable
(world Bank 1994). The linkage between ageing and poverty and deprivation can have three
channels of relations.
“Housing Our Elders” (1999) uses a supplement to the 1995 AHS on home
accessibility needs and modifications to develop a baseline of information on elderly
housing conditions, needs, and strategies. It is found that “overall, older Americans are
among the best housed citizens of a well-housed Nation”. However, “millions of elderly
households continue to live in housing that costs too much, is in substandard condition,
or fails to accommodate their physical capabilities or assistance needs”.
Trends in needing help with such activities as housework or shopping may be
due to changes in the physical abilities of the older population, but they may also be
related to the availability of help in the house, either familial or paid, the availability
of appliances, and the accessibility of transportation (1, 12). However, causes of
trends in IADL functioning have not been apportioned to reasons residing in the
person and reasons outside the person.
The trends in what is termed ADL disability have not been nearly as consistent
as those in IADL disability (31).
Though it is widely recognized that the population of the United States is aging,
much of our current understanding in the field of individual decision making is based on
data from student populations. While this could be a consequence of subject availability,
it may reflect a common though largely unsubstantiated belief that decision making
ability declines with aging (Peters 2000). Many older individuals are productive and
intellectually viable throughout their lives. Still, others are vulnerable to dementia and
neurodegenerative illnesses, such as Alzheimer's disease.
Of course, there is some truth in this answer, and probably much more than “some”.
We are in the 21st century, and even animal experiments must be updated and
modernized. I am perfectly convinced that preclinical scientists (among whom I
proudly list myself) must learn, as they have done for a couple of centuries, new ways
of designing and carrying out their experiments.
There are a number of well-recognized indicators of biological risk for cardiovascular
disease, diabetes, and death for which change over some period of
time can be determined from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination
Surveys (NHANES). Collection of some measures began as early as the 1960s,
and some are not available until the 1980s. NHANES data show that the percentage
of the older population with high cholesterol has decreased since the 1960s,
somewhat faster for women than men (60).
other populations of older adults (e.g. individuals with Parkinson disease or other ailments or
people in assisted living arrangements) may be more difficult to study,we chose a population
of healthy high-functioning individuals for our first attempt to study decision making in the
Each subject completed an individually administered interview, involving a written questionnaire
and several interactive tasks. On average, subjects of both populations took 50 min
to complete the interview. For all areas of the investigation involving monetary rewards,
real cash was used.
This is a moment when an older fascination with
looking (at the mother's face, for an obvious example) collides with the initial
inklings of self-awareness. Hence it is the birth of the long love affair/despair
between image and self-image which has found such intensity of expression in film
and such joyous recognition in the cinema audience.
Myelodysplasia: Treatment The therapy of MDS has been unsatisfactory. Only stem cell transplantation offers cure: survival rates of 50% at 3 years have been reported, but older patients are particularly prone to develop treatment-related mortality and morbidity. Results of transplant using matched unrelated donors are comparable, although most series contain younger and more highly selected cases.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học General Psychiatry cung cấp cho các bạn kiến thức về ngành y đề tài: Cognitive status and behavioral problems in older hospitalized patients...